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Found 7 collections related to New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)

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United States. Works Progress Administration (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17773
.5 linear feet (2 volumes)
The Works Progress Administration hosted a building at the New York World's Fair, 1939-1940, featuring "documentary presentations of the achievements of the Works Program as a temporary alleviation of mass unemployment." Exhibits included live... more
Gordon, Clara Reed
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4418
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
An account by Clara Reed Gordon of her visit to the 1939 New York World's Fair accompanied by her husband. Typescript with pictorial matter pasted in.
Cole, Ashley T., 1876-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 594
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Ashley Trimble Cole (1876-1965) was a lawyer in New York City who was active in both city and state politics. He served on the New York State Racing Commission and was a member of the New York State World's Fair Commission from 1936 to 1941.... more
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2071
142 linear feet (140 boxes and 57 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, memoranda, press releases, reports, plans, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter documenting the career of Robert Moses. Personal Correspondence and "Library" (personal copy) files make... more
Temple of Religion, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2962
17 linear feet (18 boxes)
The Temple of Religion was an inter-faith exhibit at the New York World's Fair in Flushing, N.Y., 1939-1940. William Church Osborn was president of the corporation that managed the exhibit. Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, reports,... more
New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2233
1203.48 linear feet (2508 boxes, 42 volumes; 12 sound recordings)
The New York World's Fair of 1939 and 1940, was held in Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens. The non-profit Fair corporation was formed in 1935 under the guidance of business and civic leaders, and financed through federal, state, municipal... more
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... more
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